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What Can Australia Learn from Sweden about Prefabrication?
Prefabrication
Wednesday March 14 2018

What Can Australia Learn from Sweden about Prefabrication?

There is nothing outwardly special about the Hammer Band apartment complex in the southern Stockholm (Sweden) suburb of Bandhegan.

Lawnmowers Next to the Cheese: Australia’s Big Box Boom
Commercial
Thursday February 8 2018

Lawnmowers Next to the Cheese: Australia’s Big Box Boom

They are the roadside megastores that have muscled in on Australia’s retail market with affordable appliances, homeware goods, and produce.

Australia Must Break Through Prefabrication Barriers
Business
Thursday November 9 2017

Australia Must Break Through Prefabrication Barriers

Ask many Aussies about prefabricated homes and they will conjure up images about substandard stock from the 80s or 90s noted for its lack of character.

Funding Issues with Prefabricated and Modular Housing
Prefabrication
Tuesday September 5 2017

Funding Issues with Prefabricated and Modular Housing

Prefab housing could help to solve Australia's housing crisis, but before that can be done, the funding model needs to change.

Sweden’s Advanced Prefabricated Construction Industry
Prefabrication
Tuesday August 22 2017

Sweden’s Advanced Prefabricated Construction Industry

Sweden is the leading exponent of panelised building systems, with around 80 per cent of its housing incorporating elements prefabricated in factories to reap the construction...

Can Prefab Housing Improve Housing Affordability?
Prefabrication
Tuesday May 9 2017

Can Prefab Housing Improve Housing Affordability?

Cities worldwide are booming as people migrate in search of better job opportunities and education. That creates strong demand for housing, and in many popular cities,...

Behind Australia’s First Modular Construction Code
Prefabrication
Thursday March 30 2017

Behind Australia’s First Modular Construction Code

Around much of Australia, sentiment appears to be growing that traditional fabrication performed on site is not the way of the future and that much of...

How Will Prefab Affect Employment Opportunities in Queensland?
Prefabrication
Tuesday January 31 2017

How Will Prefab Affect Employment Opportunities in Queensland?

We have all heard talk of prefabrication being the next big thing to revolutionise the construction industry in the next 20 to 30 years.

Pre-fab Firm ABT Put into Liquidation
Business
Friday January 20 2017

Pre-fab Firm ABT Put into Liquidation

Promising firm ABT Construction has been put into liquidation by transport firm Multi-Trans over unpaid bills amid reports of frictions within its management team.